TITLE

High-speed rail needs a push

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, David
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Hill;4/22/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author relates his effort through research for the planned Amendment 1 of the Florida Constitution in 2000, which would have obliged legislatures to create high-speed rail transportation connections among the state's major centers.
ACCESSION #
41140278

 

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